On February 28, in Shanghai (China), Wang Liqin, Executive Director of UnionPay International, and Shukhrat Kurbanov, CEO of the National Interbank Processing Center (HUMO payment system), signed a memorandum of cooperation between the two companies.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JBIC) has signed a loan agreement with Uzbekistan to provide a loan of up to $245 million for a program to support a sustainable economy and social development. This is reported by the press service of the agency.
The draft law "On amendments and additions to certain legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with the improvement of risk management mechanisms related to economic sanctions" was discussed in detail at the next plenary session of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis.
In January of this year, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan imposed penalties on one bank and a payment organization for non-compliance with the requirements of current legislation and regulatory legal acts. Such data is provided by the press service of the financial regulator.
In 2023, the total volume of money transfers from card to card (P2P) in the national Uzcard and Humo systems amounted to 224.3 trillion soums ($18 billion), which is 56% more than in 2022. This is reported by the data of the Central Bank.